Rotation of Workers

Rotation of Workers

Summary ▪ Rotation of Workers refers to one where the employees are rotated or alternately provided work within the workweek. ▪ The employer shall notify DOLE of the adoption of such flexible work arrangement. 1. Concept Rotation of Workers refers to one where the employees are rotated or alternately provided work within the workweek. (Paragraph…

Forced Leave

Forced Leave

Summary ▪ Forced Leave refers to one where the employees are required to leave to go on leave for several days or weeks utilizing their leave credits if there are any. ▪ The employer shall notify DOLE of the adoption of such flexible work arrangement. 1. Concept Forced Leave refers to one where the employees…

Flexible Work Arrangements

Flexible Work Arrangements

Summary ▪ Flexible work arrangements refer to alternative arrangements or schedules other than the traditional or standard workhours, workdays, and workweek. ▪ The effectivity and implementation of any of the flexible work arrangements shall be based on voluntary agreements between the employer and the employees. ▪ The adoption of the flexible work arrangements provided herein…

Guide: Batas Kasambahay or Domestic Workers Act

Guide: Batas Kasambahay or Domestic Workers Act

1. Concepts “Domestic worker” or “Kasambahay” refers to any person engaged in domestic work within an employment relationship, whether on a live-in or live-out arrangement, such as, but not limited to, general househelp, “yaya”, cook, gardener, or laundry person, but shall exclude family drivers, children who are under foster family arrangement, or any person who…

Telecommuting Report

Telecommuting Report

Summary Employers adopting a telecommuting work arrangement is required to submit a report to DOLE. Applicable laws, regulations DOLE Department Order No. 202, Series of 2019 (DOLE DO 202-19) Compliance Report Notice and Monitoring “The employer shall notify the DOLE on the adoption of a telecommuting work arrangement, by accomplishing the DOLE prescribed report form…

Schemes Adopted during Period of Economic Difficulties Report

Schemes Adopted during Period of Economic Difficulties Report

Summary Employers adopting flexible work arrangements, including schemes adopted during period of economic difficulties, are required to submit a report to DOLE. Applicable laws, regulations DOLE Department Advisory No. 2, Series of 2009 (DOLE DA 2-09) Notice to DOLE “The employer shall notify the [DOLE] through the Regional Office which has jurisdiction over the workplace,…

Four-day Workweek

Four-day Workweek

With the rising prices of gas and the still ongoing pandemic, there is clamor from many sectors for the adoption of a 4-day workweek – to which even the DOLE has reiterated the rule that such is a management prerogative. 1. Concept of a 4-day workweek A 4-day workweek is what it suggests – i.e….

Digest: Inocente v. St. Vincent Foundation for Children and Aging, Inc. (2016)
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Digest: Inocente v. St. Vincent Foundation for Children and Aging, Inc. (2016)

Inocente v. St. Vincent Foundation for Children and Aging, Inc.G.R. No. 202621, 22 June 2016 [The employer] St. Vincent Foundation for Children and Aging, Inc., is a non-stock, non-profit foundation engaged in providing assistance to children and aging people and conducting weekly social and educational activities among them. It is financially supported by the Kansas…